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12-year-boy among 3 Palestinians shot and killed by Israeli troops at Gaza protest

GAZA CITY Israeli forces killed three Palestinians including a child at a border protest in Gaza on Friday, Palestinian officials said. The Israeli army said it was defending against members of the crowd who were throwing grenades and explosives at its soldiers. Thousands of Palestinians had gathered for a weekly …

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Video | Indonesian parents reunited with 5-year-old son after week of tsunami anguish

PALU (INDONESIA) Susi Rahmatia thought her five-year-old son Jumadil was dead, but on Friday — a week after they were separated by Indonesia’s earthquake and tsunami – they enjoyed a miraculous and emotional reunion. Rahmatia, 26, leaped out from under the tarp she now calls home and raced across the …

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First act against Imran Khan’s residence: Pakistan SC on illegal constructions

ISLAMABAD Pakistan Supreme Court Chief Justice Saqib Nisar Friday asked authorities to first initiate action against Prime Minister Imran Khan’s sprawling Bani Gala residence as he heard a case on illegal constructions in the federal capital’s suburb, according to a media report. Justice Nisar said that the Capital Development Authority (CDA) should first act against …

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US actively considering waivers on Iran oil sanctions

WASHINGTON The Trump administration is actively considering waivers on sanctions it will reimpose next month for countries that are reducing their imports of Iranian oil, a U.S. government official said on Friday. The administration withdrew from a deal over Tehran’s nuclear program in May and is unilaterally reimposing sanctions on …

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US navy veteran charged in ricin threat against Trump, FBI chief

WASHINGTON A U.S. Navy veteran from Utah was charged on Friday with threatening President Donald Trump, Defense Secretary James Mattis and two other high-ranking officials by mailing them letters containing castor beans, from which the deadly poison ricin is extracted. The criminal complaint, filed in U.S. District Court in Salt …

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Kavanaugh poised for confirmation to US Supreme Court despite mass protests

WASHINGTON Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the US Supreme Court appeared all but assured Friday after two key lawmakers signaled their support, in a major boost for President Donald Trump. Senate Republican Susan Collins affirmed in a closely-watched floor speech that she will vote for the conservative jurist nominated by Trump, …

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